What are Letters Testamentary?

An individual who has been named as a personal representative or executor in a will has a number of important duties. These include gathering the deceased person's property and transferring it to the beneficiaries through a court-supervised process known as probate. In order to initiate this proceeding, the executor must first obtain...

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Roy Schneider Discusses Estate Planning On Our Ventura TV

Roy Schneider sat down for a television interview with Our Ventura TV's Sandra Siepak to discuss the importance of estate planning and why it is never too soon to consider establishing a living trust to protect you and your family! Great job Roy! Watch now!

Eric A. Hirschberg, “40 Under 40” Honoree

Schneiders & Associates, LLP is proud to announce that the Pacific Coast Business Times has named Eric A. Hirschberg a "40 Under 40" honoree! Eric focuses his practice in the areas of estate planning, trust administration, probate, business and corporate transactions, and entity formation. Eric prides himself on his lasting relationships with his clients built...
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How to Avoid Family Conflict In Naming Your Trustee

Choosing a trustee or financial fiduciary to handle your estate upon death or incapacity is very personal decision and varies from family to family.  Some families prefer to name their children as their successor trustees or financial fiduciaries.  However, consider the “explosiveness” potential of requiring all your children to agree on every decision.  On...
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